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How to build a better relationship with your kids—even when they're driving you crazy.
Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D.
Do you feel disappointed in your level of happiness? If so, your view of happiness may be distorted and could be the source of your struggles.
We must learn to see and hear when children and teens are hurting to truly be able to help them.
Your struggling adult child who is hurting and lashing out may be emotionally constipated. Here is what this means and how to tell if it's the case.
If you are struggling right now, you are living among the vast majority of the human community. Learning to accept your pain will likely be the first crucial step to feeling better.
Do you let any of these three negative behaviors get in the way with your intimate partner?
The person you see in your mirror plays the biggest role in how vulnerable you are to being manipulated by your adult child. Read on to learn how to break free.
Three ways to stop enabling a struggling adult child's toxic attacks and manipulations, and change things for the better.
Do you feel drained after speaking with your partner about your relationship? If so, read this for ways to turn potential conflicts into calm, constructive conversations.
This 12-word question, when expressed from your heart, can turn around a challenging relationship with your struggling adult child.
Emotional intelligence is truly a gift that keeps on giving. Here is how to give it to a struggling adult child.
The role of financial literacy in truly feeling good about yourself.
You may be skeptical that this one word can stop your negative thoughts. Nevertheless, you owe it to yourself to try it.
Stop you the ghosts from toxic parents from haunting you by using these three ways to cope.
Raising your emotional intelligence will dramatically improve your life. Here are some proven ways to make this happen for you.
How you think about your relationship partner is the most influential factor in whether your relationship survives.
It's a new year and it's time to stop making the same old enabling mistakes.
Here are three surefire ways to help kids feel less stressed out.
The best discipline for any child is to model self-discipline over your own emotions as a parent. Here are three ways to do it.
Unleashing the power of not waiting to feel motivated.
Nothing erodes and destroys loving relationships more than this.
Tips to develop a healthier, more positive relationship with your adult child.
Coping with a disrespectful adult child is one of the most overwhleming, infuriating, confusing, and heartbreaking challenges for any parent to face. Here's how to do it.
You will make your relationship much healthier and more satisfying by eliminating this one toxic word.
Nothing sinks a couple into the relationship quicksand faster than "all-or-nothing" toxic thoughts. Here's how to spot and avoid them.
Coping in stressful times requires kind, calming measures. Try this quick, centering, love and kindess meditation and see the benefits.
If you are tired of fruitless power struggles with your adult child, here are two proven ways to help them.
If you are tired of being your own worst enemy by giving in to self-limiting beliefs, here are two proven ways to turn your life around.
This powerful phrase is your protective shield to block any argument from beginning or escalating.
If you say, "I can't be mindful" or "Mindfulness doesn't work for me," then please read this.
The hard truth is that feeling understood is more crucial than feeling loved. Here's why.
Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the author of seven books, including 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child.